cupreiplaga Walker sp. rev.
Nyssia cupreiplaga Walker,
1862, J. Linn. Soc. Land. (Zool.) 6:143.
Diagnosis. See Setora cupreiplaga
Walker sp. rev. This species is larger with more variegated
forewings in the male, and shorter blades to the furca.
Taxonomic notes. Externally this species resembles S. nitens Walker (Singapore,
Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Java) but the latter has longer blades to the
furca, more as in cupreistriga.
Geographical range. Borneo.
Habitat preference. The species is common in a wide range of lowland
vegetation types and has been recorded from as high as 1700m.
Biology. See the previous species and the generic account.
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